'''The University of Southern Mississippi''', known informally as '''Southern Miss''', is a public research university
located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
. It is situated north of Gulfport, Mississippi
and northeast of New Orleans, Louisiana
Southern Miss is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
(SACS) to award bachelor's degree|baccalaureate
, master's degree|master's
, Specialist degree|specialist
, and doctorate|doctoral academic degree|degrees
. The university is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a "Research University" with "High Research Activity" (designation "RU/H").
Founded on March 30, 1910, the university is a dual campus institution, with the main campus located in Hattiesburg and the Gulf Park campus located in Long...